Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police in south Kashmir’s Kulgam recovered a kidnapped girl and arrested the person involved in the crime.
In a statement issued here, police said, “On 15 December, police station Devsar received a complaint stating that a girl has been kidnapped by one individual identified as Ishtiyaq Ahmad Wagay son of Abdul Ahad Wagay resident of Pazalpora Kounsarbal.”
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 127/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Devsar and investigation was initiated, the statement added.
During the course of investigation a special team was constituted. The special team headed by DySP PC Kulgam along with SHO PS Devdar while acting on specific leads were able to recover the kidnapped girl and arrested the kidnapper. He has been shifted to PS Devsar where he remains in custody, the communique said.
Adding that after fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the girl has been handed over to her legal heirs. An investigation into the matter is in progress.
Swift action by police against anti-social elements has been appreciated by the locals. Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.